West Virginia junior quarterback Will Grier, who had already announced he will return to school for his senior season, did not play in West Virginia’s 30-14 loss to Utah Wholesale NHL Jerseys in the Heart of Dallas Bowl because of a broken finger. UCLA junior Josh Rosen was held out of the Cactus Bowl against Kansas State because of a concussion suffered in UCLA’s 30-27 win over California on Nov. 24.
Freshman Devon Modster started in place of Rosen against the Wildcats, who also had a freshman at quarterback because of a knee injury to senior starter Jesse Ertz. Skylar Thompson made his fourth straight start, though he gave way to sophomore Alex Delton, who ran for 158 yards and three touchdowns in Kansas State’s 35-17 victory over UCLA in the Cactus Bowl.
Rosen has yet to decide whether he will enter the 2018 NFL Draft, but if he does forgo his senior season, he would likely be in contention for the No. 1 overall pick held by the Browns. The 6-4, 218-pound California native threw for 3,756 yards with 26 touchdowns and 10 interceptions this season. He has 9,341 passing yards with 59 touchdowns and 26 picks over three seasons at UCLA. Rosen essentially confirmed Tuesday that he’d rather return to school than play for the Browns, saying he’d rather be a lower pick at the right team than a higher one at the wrong team.
I’ll miss the players, he said. I’ll miss coming out of the locker room and hearing the national anthem, because it still gets me. But somehow, someway, I’m going to still be in touch with the game.
He said the Cardinals had the best owner in the NFL by far” and called general manager Steve Keim his little brother.”
I don’t think there’s any doubt it’s going to be hard to replicate the kind of relationship we all had with Bruce and how special he was to us,” Keim said. There’s no doubt he’ll always hold a special place in my heart.”
The Cardinals tweeted a video of Arians getting a game ball Sunday shortly NFL Jerseys Authentic after his retirement announcement.